Biography

Edward M. Zwick (born October 8, 1952) is an American filmmaker and film producer noted for his sprawling war films. He has been described as a "throwback to an earlier era, an extremely cerebral director whose movies consistently feature fully rounded characters, difficult moral issues, and plots that thrive on the ambiguity of authority."

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Edward M. Zwick (born October 8, 1952) is an American filmmaker and film producer noted for his sprawling war films. He has been described as a "throwback to an earlier era, an extremely cerebral director whose movies consistently feature fully rounded characters, difficult moral issues, and plots that thrive on the ambiguity of authority."

Description above from the Wikipedia article Edward Zwick, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 42

Birthday 1952-10-08

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Soul ReViver Director
Away (1 episode)Director
The American Can Director
2019 Trial by Fire Director
2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Director
2015 Pawn Sacrifice Director
2010 Love & Other Drugs Director
2008 Defiance Director
2006 Blood Diamond Director
2003 The Last Samurai Director
1999 Once and Again (5 episodes)Director
1998 The Siege Director
1996 Relativity (1 episode)Director
1996 Courage Under Fire Director
1994 Legends of the Fall Director
1992 Leaving Normal Director
1989 Glory Director
1987 thirtysomething (3 episodes)Director
1986 About Last Night... Director
1985 The Insiders (1 episode)Director
1983 Special Bulletin Director
1982 Having It All Director
1982 Paper Dolls Director
1976 Family (1 episode)Director

Production

Away (1 episode)Executive Producer
2018 Woman Walks Ahead Producer
2014 Cut Bank Producer
2014 About Alex Executive Producer
2012 Nashville (22 episodes)Executive Producer
2010 Love & Other Drugs Producer
2008 Defiance Producer
2008 Quarterlife (6 episodes)Producer
2006 Blood Diamond Producer
2003 The Last Samurai Producer
2002 Women vs. Men Executive Producer
2001 I Am Sam Producer
2000 Traffic Producer
1999 Once and Again (63 episodes)Producer
1998 Shakespeare in Love Producer
1998 The Siege Producer
1998 Dangerous Beauty Producer
1994 Legends of the Fall Producer
1994 My So-Called Life (19 episodes)Producer
1987 thirtysomething (85 episodes)Executive Producer
1983 Special Bulletin Producer
1976 Family (86 episodes)Producer

Writing

2017 American Assassin Screenplay
2016 The Great Wall Story
2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Screenplay
2012 Nashville (1 episode)Screenstory (1 episode)Screenplay
2010 Love & Other Drugs Screenplay
2008 Defiance Writer
2003 The Last Samurai Screenplay
1999 Once and Again (11 episodes)Writer
1998 The Siege Screenplay
1987 thirtysomething (8 episodes)Writer
1983 Special Bulletin Story
1976 Family (3 episodes)Writer

Acting

2004 TV Revolution (2 episodes)
1999 Once and Again (5 episodes)
1997 Frank Capra's American Dream
1953 The Academy Awards (1 episode)

Creator

2008 Quarterlife Creator
1999 Once and Again Creator
1989 Dream Street Creator
1987 thirtysomething Creator

Crew

1997 Good Will Hunting Thanks

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